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266 Arts and Culture Grants for California

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Grants to California Nonprofits for Arts Programming to Benefit the Local Community

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to California nonprofit organizations for arts programming to benefit the local community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects, events, and programs to enhance cultural life for local residents. Proposed programming must take p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186445

Grants to California Nonprofit Arts Organizations in Marginalized Communities for Capacity B...

Deadline 12/09/20

Grants to California mid-sized and small nonprofit arts organizations in eligible locations serving and led by marginalized communities for capacity building projects. Funding is intended to support the artistic and cultural sustainability and vitality of local arts or...

GrantWatch ID#: 130621

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits to Improve or Develop Cultural and Arts Facilities

Deadline 12/09/20

Grants to California nonprofit arts organizations in eligible areas to improve or develop cultural and arts facilities. Preference is given to organizations whose work is reflective of historically marginalized communities. Funding may be used for pre-planning and plan...

GrantWatch ID#: 139056

Grants to California Artists in Eligible Locations to Develop and Present New Projects and E...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants to California artists in eligible locations to develop and present high-quality, publicly accessible works of art throughout the local area. Funding is intended for new works in any discipline, and events must be open to the public. Artists working in folk and t...

GrantWatch ID#: 145426

Grants to USA Writers to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Audience

Deadline 12/16/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA writers to write nonfiction books that foster engagement with the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registration may take at least two weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support well-researched books in any area of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits for Collaborative Art Projects

Deadline 05/14/21 LOI Date: 01/22/21

Grants to California individual artists and nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for joint art projects. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full proposal. Applications are invited from artists in all art disciplines. El...

GrantWatch ID#: 166173

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes to Preserve Audio and Video Media

Deadline 01/29/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit cultural, academic, and research institutions, government agencies, and Indian Tribes to preserve significant audio and video media. Funding is intended to support the digital reformatting of media that is fragil...

GrantWatch ID#: 187337

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Programs and Operating Support

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations for projects related to arts programming and for general operating support. Potential applicants must contact the funding source well in advance of the application deadline. Applicants must serve the Sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 174733
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Programs that Benefit the Community

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for projects and programs that benefit the local community. Funding is intended for activities within the focus areas of human services, the environment, seniors, and people with disabiliti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180757

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects that Promote Understanding o...

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a range of projects that foster understanding of Japan throughout the world. Eligible proposal categories include programs that promote Japanese culture, seminars, research, symposia, and programs to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164781

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Organizations for Activities that Create Positive Global Change

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA organizations for efforts to create positive change in the world. Activities should align with one or more of the following categories: arts, education, environment, community, healthcare, and peace. The Foundation strives to make a critical difference i...

GrantWatch ID#: 176816

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Museums to Preserve Artwork

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit museums for artwork preservation projects. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to applying. The purpose of the program is for the conservation of culturally and historically significant works of art that are da...

GrantWatch ID#: 181033

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters to Support the Performing Arts

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit theaters to support performing arts. Funding is intended to promote and invest in existing theaters around the country that have an established track record, demonstrated financial responsibility, and have invested effort to enhance the state of...

GrantWatch ID#: 187280

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Entertainment Industry Workers for Support During th...

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International entertainment industry workers for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help offset financial losses incurred due to the cancellation or postponement of concerts, tours, and festivals o...

GrantWatch ID#: 189238
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Grants to USA Native American Organizations and Oregon Charitable Organizations and Agencies...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to USA Native American organizations and Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activ...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Humanities Research in New York C...

Deadline 12/01/20

Fellowships of $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars to conduct original humanities research in New York City. This program is open to individuals working in a broad range of social science and humanities fields. Eligible applicants are scholars who have c...

GrantWatch ID#: 158298

Awards to USA College English Teachers in Recognition of Outstanding Language Learning Progr...

Deadline 12/01/20

Awards of $500 to USA English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize and promote educational programs that improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests. The award program honors teachers for outstanding initiatives that help students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628

Award to a USA Teacher for Exceptional Contributions to American History Education

Deadline 12/01/20

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to advance the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidates will demonstrate e...

GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Foreign Studies

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions to foster increased foreign studies. Funding is intended to support innovative or existing programs and to support programs at small institutions and institutions without an existing program. Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188

Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Support the Expansion of Japanese Studi...

Deadline 12/01/20

Matching grants to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions for programs that promote the expansion and growth of Japanese studies throughout the country. Applications may be for a single institution, or a collaboration or consortia. The Foundation will give strong...

GrantWatch ID#: 162189

Award to a USA or Canada Organization, Business, or Individual for an Exceptional History Pr...

Deadline 12/01/20

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada organization, business, group, or individual in recognition of an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhi...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Art Institutions and Museums for Japanese Art Shows...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International art institutions and museums to exhibit Japanese works of art to overseas audiences. The purpose of the program is to deepen the knowledge and appreciation of Japanese art and culture among audiences outside of Japan. Funding is...

GrantWatch ID#: 164763

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit the Residents of Eligible ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of eligible regions. Funding is intended for activities in the areas of arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human servi...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782

Grants to California Arts Organizations, Nonprofits, and Artists for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California individual artists, arts organizations, and arts nonprofits to enhance and expand programs and services that increase access to the arts in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support a wide range of artistic activities that pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173821

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 12/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Doctoral Students and Scholars for Research Re...

Deadline 12/01/20

Fellowships of up to $25,000 and fellowships of $55,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and postgraduate scholars for research related to the history of technology and science in East Asia. Funding is intended to promote studies conducted by doctora...

GrantWatch ID#: 184573

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Teachers to Enhance STEAM Learning

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International high school teachers to enhance classroom excellence, innovation, and activities related to STEAM fields. Funding is intended for materials, supplies, field trips, and resources to enhance the delivery of STEAM courses...

GrantWatch ID#: 185180

Grants to USA Nonprofit Visual Arts Organizations for General Operations

Deadline 03/01/21 LOI Date: 12/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 per year to USA small nonprofit arts organizations to support general operations. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended for a wide range of activities, initiatives, and programs that promote the arts a...

GrantWatch ID#: 185411

Fellowships to USA Scholars to Conduct Social Science Research in Japan

Deadline 12/01/20

Fellowships to USA scholars to conduct research projects in Japan. Eligible areas of study include social sciences, humanities, and comparative research. Eligible participants are doctoral students and individuals who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience.

GrantWatch ID#: 187132

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Women Filmmakers of Color for Debut Short Documentary and ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants and in-kind support to USA women filmmakers of color for debut short documentary and narrative films. In addition to the grant, applicants will also receive a mentorship program. Applicants must identify as female or non-binary and as a member of the BIPOC commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 187773

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Support During the Coronavirus ...

Deadline 12/21/20 Conference Date: 12/01/20

Grants of $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000 to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible locations for assistance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support general operations and promote organizational stability. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192032

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and IHEs for the Translation and Pre...

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the translation and preparation of humanities texts. The program encourages applications for long-term and short-term editorial projects, as well as projects that are at a plan...

GrantWatch ID#: 151063

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Municipalities, IHEs, and Tribal Governments for Joint Research Pr...

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, municipalities, IHEs, and tribal governments to support coordinated exploration on humanities-related topics. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to produce bo...

GrantWatch ID#: 151112

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support the Performing Arts

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit arts organizations for operating support. Organizations with small budgets are required to contact the funding source prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support and expand the performing arts, with a particular focus on theat...

GrantWatch ID#: 173292

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve Significant Humanities Resources

Deadline 01/14/21 Conference Date: 12/02/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, Tribes, and government agencies to enhance the care and conservation of noteworthy humanities collections. Funding is intended to help institutions focused on the humanities such as museums, libraries, histo...

GrantWatch ID#: 181003

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theater Companies for Performances and Educational Activities for Yo...

Deadline 02/10/21 LOI Date: 12/03/20

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies for performances and educational activities for high school and middle school students. Applicants must submit an intent to apply prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support professional produc...

GrantWatch ID#: 165844

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters and Organizations for Educational Programs for Juvenile Off...

Deadline 02/10/21 LOI Date: 12/03/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and theater companies to provide Shakespeare and theater education programs to juvenile offenders. Applicants must submit an intent to apply prior to submitting an application. Applicants are advised that required ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187243

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Preserve Materials and Collections

Deadline 01/14/21 Conference Date: 12/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, tribes, and IHEs for preservation projects to protect significant materials and collections. Applicants are advised that the required pre-application registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 151066

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 12/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote the Scholarly Analysis of Ame...

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/04/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for projects that encourage international scholarship related to American art topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funds will also support scholar...

GrantWatch ID#: 166917

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Museum Label Writers and Editors

Deadline 12/07/20

Competition for USA, Canada, and International museum exhibition label writers and editors for outstanding label writing. The purpose of the program is to display examples of excellent label writing, highlight best practices, and to inspire and teach museum professiona...

GrantWatch ID#: 161382

Grants to California Nonprofits for Traditional Arts Activities

Deadline 12/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations for activities that support the traditional and folk arts throughout the State. Funding is intended to assist small nonprofits with projects such as workshops, educational programs, mentorships, equipment pur...

GrantWatch ID#: 171950
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Grants to USA Agencies, Tribal Governments, Educational Institutions, and Nonprofits to Pres...

Deadline 02/12/21 Conference Date: 12/08/20

Grants to USA agencies, tribal governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations to plan, interpret, and protect the locations of historic American battles. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148843

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 12/10/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonst...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit Local Students and Youth

Deadline 12/11/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local students and youth in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support vocational and workplace training, access to higher education, and environmental and cultural programming for the resident...

GrantWatch ID#: 161165

Grants to California Nonprofits and Individuals for Projects that Benefit Japanese American ...

Deadline 12/11/20

Grants averaging up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects that advance and benefit Japanese American communities. Priority will be shown to projects that promote ties between the Japanese American community and UCLA staff, faculty...

GrantWatch ID#: 165592

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 12/11/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for original and innovative projects that advance education in the area of the arts. Funding is intended to support exhibition, academic, conservation, or convening support. The Foundation is seeking proposals that will provide pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201